For many a bluesman, standing at the Crossroads is a mostly apocryphal experience, the stuff of myth and legends. But when Rocks Off reached Derek Trucks at his New York hotel room last month, the myth is quite real. In a few days, he'll take the stage with the Allman Brothers Band for their annual ... More >>
John PowersLate Monday morning, Rocks Off got a press release announcing BANGBANGBOOM, the new jazz and swing covers project of local luminaries Andrew Karnavas and Nick Gaitan. Seeing as how Karnavas' Runaway Sun and, well, everything Gaitan's ever done comprise some of our favorite sounds i ... More >>
"The Big E" isn't your typical DJ
Joe "Guitar" Hughes has never strayed far from the town that gave him his sound
Roy Ames and his Home Cooking records have spread the sound of Houston blues around the world. Some local musicians are wondering why he hasn't spread more of the wealth as well.
Trudy Lynn recalls her journey to musical acclaim